Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
52 players advanced from a field of 346 players in Day 1C of the WPT World Online Championships Main Event. The chip leader is Canadian Kevin Macdonald with 3.6 million.
Daniel Smiljkovic, Joshua McCully and Timothy Francis are the only other players over three million in chips.
Other notables through to Day 2 include Benjamin Rolle, Koray Aldemir, Mustapha Kanit, Mark Radoja, Kenny Hallaert, Niklas Astedt, Rui Ferreira and Jonathan van Fleet.
partypoker Ambassador Matthew Staples battled it out to finish 43rd in chips after doubling up on the very first hand he played, and remained among the top spots for most of the day.
Here are the top 10 chip counts from Day 1C:
|3||Joshua McCully||New Zealand||3,333,705|
|4||Timothy Francis||United Kingdom||3,236,086|
|10||Simeon de Maertelaere||France||2,084,382|
With just two eliminations remaining before Day 2, Lauri Varonen has been eliminated by Kevin Macdonald.
Varonen held and got it all in against Macdonald's . The board ran out and Varonen was eliminated.
Day 1C of the WPT World Online Championships is now one elimination away from wrapping up for the day.
With 54 of 346 players remaining, the tournament is now hand-for-hand. Just 52 players are advancing to Day 2.
Daniel Smiljkovic sits in the lead with Joshua McCully and Viktor Zsemlye the only other two players sitting on over three million in chips.
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Here's a look at the updated top 10 chip counts on Day 1C of the WPT World Online Championships Main Event. With 67/346 players remaining, just 52 players will advance.
|1||Timothy Francis||United Kingdom||2,928,450|
The overall chip leader after Day 1A and 1B is Andras Nemeth with 4,047,290.
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Just three hours and 30 minutes into the WPT Turbo Championship, the field of 118 is down to just 18 split across three tables.
In the lead is Guillaume Nolet ahead of Pedro Garagnani. Isaac Haxton was the last partypoker Ambassador remaining, but fell in 22nd place.
Confirmed payouts are unavailable in the client, but the tournament did miss the guarantee. We'll be keeping an eye on the tournament as it closes in on crowning a winner.
We didn't catch how it happened, but Jaime Staples has been eliminated from Day 1C of the WPT World Online Championships Main Event.
There are now 92 players remaining, with Timothy Francis leading. Just 52 players will advance to Day 2, with partypoker's Matthew Staples the final Ambassador still in contention.
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